Honoree

Mark Spitz

AWARDS

IUB Athletics Hall of Fame (1982)
Olympians (1972)
Swimming & Diving
United States of America
Location: Munich
Event: 100-M-Freestyle
Finish: Gold Medalist
Olympians (1972)
Swimming & Diving
United States of America
Location: Munich
Event: 200-M-Freestyle
Finish: Gold Medalist
Olympians (1972)
Swimming & Diving
United States of America
Location: Munich
Event: 100-M-Butterfly
Finish: Gold Medalist
Olympians (1972)
Swimming & Diving
United States of America
Location: Munich
Event: 200-M-Butterfly
Finish: Gold Medalist
Olympians (1972)
Swimming & Diving
United States of America
Location: Munich
Event: 400-M-Medley Relay
Finish: Gold Medalist
Olympians (1972)
Swimming & Diving
United States of America
Location: Munich
Event: 400-M-Freestyle Relay
Finish: Gold Medalist
Olympians (1972)
Swimming & Diving
United States of America
Location: Munich
Event: 800-M-Freestyle Relay
Finish: Gold Medalist
Olympians (1968)
Swimming & Diving
United States of America
Location: Mexico City
Event: 400-M-Freestyle Relay
Finish: Gold Medalist
Olympians (1968)
Swimming & Diving
United States of America
Location: Mexico City
Event: 800-M-Freestyle Relay
Finish: Gold Medalist
Olympians (1968)
Swimming & Diving
United States of America
Location: Mexico City
Event: 100-M-Butterfly
Finish: Silver Medalist
Olympians (1968)
Swimming & Diving
United States of America
Location: Mexico City
Event: 100-M-Freestyle
Finish: Bronze Medalist
Olympians (1968)
Swimming & Diving
United States of America
Location: Mexico City
Event: 200-M-Butterfly
Finish: 8th

BIOGRAPHY

Mark swam from 1969-72. He won 13 Big Ten, eight NCAA and 12 AAU championships. Mark won record seven gold medals in 1972 Olympics, and two golds in 1968 Olympics. He was twice world Swimmer of the Year, a Balfour Award winner in 1971-72, and a Gimbel Award winner 1972.